CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
While the small updates to the 2014 model aren't enough for most existing users to upgrade, Apple's excellent 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is still our go-to laptop of choice for shoppers at the high end.
There are other high-res laptops out there, but this year’s more powerful and affordable 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is one of the best of the bunch, and makes a compelling case for upgrading from the 13-inch Air.
The slimmer body and higher-res screen of the original Retina MacBook Pro were a revolutionary leap. This revamp adds modest internal upgrades for modest improvements, but price cuts to both the 13-inch and 15-inch models sweeten the deal.
A visual guide to upgrading RAM on your 2012 or earlier MacBook Pro.
One of the easiest ways to upgrade your 2012-or-earlier MacBook is by adding more RAM.
Ready to give your old MacBook a serious performance boost? Find out how to replace your MacBook Pro's hard drive with an SSD for faster task completion, file saving, and application launching.
Find out how to install more memory on your MacBook so that your computer can easily handle heavy tasks.
Apple has given some of its powerful laptops faster processors, plus RAM boosts and price cuts for others, but there's no major overhaul.
Apple has updated its Pro laptop line -- all 15-inch models will come with 16GB RAM but with no price increase, and the old 13-inch has even got cheaper.
A photo from a Chinese Apple Store shows changes to Apple's MacBook Pro, but whether it's the real thing is unknown.